Daily Archives : May 19, 2014

Eagle Scouts

Graduating seniors Hunter Harford, John Jennings, Nathaniel Tracy and John Edwards were recently honored at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor and Triple Crown Award ceremony on May 10 at the Oak Park United Methodist Church in Temple. Harford, the…

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Spreading the word: BPD, BHS team up to create PSA

Published May 15, 2014 By Matthew Girard, Associate Editor With the help of students in the media technology program at Belton High School, the Belton Police Department is getting the word out about keeping your car safe. In a public…

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A Job Well Done: Covington retires from office of Mayor

Published May 15, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Jim Covington officially retired from office this week amidst his friends and family. His party was held on Tuesday and featured many prominent people in the former Belton Mayor’s life, including…

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Council, School Board hold elections

Published May 15, 2014 By Matthew Girard, Associate Editor Voters of Belton made their decisions on the future of the city and the future of the Belton Independent School District last Saturday during the 2014 General Election. On the Belton…

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Council celebrates Covington, welcomes Grayson

Published May 15, 2014 By Patrick Lacombe, Journal reporter Mayor Jim Covington presided over his final Council meeting Tuesday after a reception in his honor was held at the Harris Center. He had served the city for 22 years in…

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Bloomin’ Fest features local artist Kirk Baxley

Published May 15, 2014 By Patrick Lacombe, Journal reporter Belton has produced many talented people from all walks of life and vocations, and Kirk Baxley and his band are no exception. A talented song writer, musician and singer, he attributes…

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Bell County Jail passes state inspection

Published May 15, 2014 By Matthew Girard, Associate Editor Although few jailing facilities routinely pass a Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspection, the Bell County Jail Complex has made it routine. For the 28th consecutive year, Bell County recently passed…

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